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Churche's Mansion

A Grade I Listed Building in Nantwich, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.0655 / 53°3'55"N

Longitude: -2.5144 / 2°30'51"W

OS Eastings: 365627

OS Northings: 352150

OS Grid: SJ656521

Mapcode National: GBR 7T.BV20

Mapcode Global: WH9BB.B6XR

Entry Name: Churche's Mansion

Listing Date: 19 April 1948

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1039605

English Heritage Legacy ID: 431176

Location: Nantwich, Cheshire East, CW5

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Nantwich

Built-Up Area: Nantwich

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Nantwich St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

(South Side)

Churche's Mansion
SJ 6552 1/35 19.4.48.

An important C16 house (carved inscription,dated 1577) which escaped the Great
Fire of 1583. A large timber framed black and white building; 2 storeys plus
attic; 4 gables to front; projecting wing at left (2 gables); overhangs at 1st
and 2nd floors with. coved plaster imderhangs; enriched corbel brackets at eaves
with carved human faces, animals etc; windows mainly wood mullioned and transomed
with restored leaded lights having some tinted glass;some casements, probably
C18. Porched entrance with square headed heavily moulded doorcase and with C18
door; large end and lateral brick stacks; restored barge boards; old tiled roof.
Interior: Left hand wing has good exposed ceiling beams and timber framing,
the upper room at rear with some contemporary penalling with a fine carved overmantel;
elsewhere the principal rooms have good panelling with a fine carved overmantel in
room to right of hall. In recent years the house has been well restored.

Nos 122 to 126 (even), Nos 130 to 144 (even), Nuthurst School, Nos 146
and 148 and Churche's Mansion form a group.

Listing NGR: SJ6562752150

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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